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Megan Schrader

State Government Reporter

Colorado state law allows one store per chain to sell 3.5% beer, wine and spirits, but alcohol companies are fighting to get their products on the shelves of every store.
Colorado state law allows one store per chain to sell 3.5% beer, wine and spirits, but alcohol companies are fighting to get their products on the shelves of every store. (AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post)
U.S. Congressional candidate, Republican Ryan Frazier discusses the issues during a debate at KBDI television in Denver on Thursday Oct. 14, 2010. (AP Photo&fras1; Matt McClain)
U.S. Congressional candidate, Republican Ryan Frazier discusses the issues during a debate at KBDI television in Denver on Thursday Oct. 14, 2010. (AP Photo&fras1; Matt McClain)
Colorado Springs Shooting
An El Paso County Sheriff's tactical response vehicle leaves the scene on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo., after the deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP)
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Jack Graham speaks at a press conference after his hiring as the athletic director at Colorado State University in 2011. Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post
State lawmakers passed the Breakfast After the Bell Nutrition Program in May 2013.
Colorado U.S. Senate candidates, Robert Blaha, from left, Ryan Frazier, Darryl Glenn, Jack Graham and Jon Keyser, participate in a Republican Senate debate hosted by The Denver Post in Denver, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. (John Leyba/The Denver Post via AP)
Larry Liston.
Colorado Legislature Final Day
In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, the gold-covered dome on the State Capitol shines in the late afternoon sun in downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)